CRASH OF A P-40 KITTYHAWK
AT DALY WATERS, NT
ON 6 FEBRUARY 1942

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On 6 February 1942, a USAAF P-40 Kittyhawk piloted by 2nd Lieutenant Bryan W. Brown (0-421035) of the 3rd Pursuit Squadron (Provisional) crashed at Daly Waters, Northern Territory. 2nd Lt Brown had earlier transferred from the 17th Pursuit Squadron.

2nd Lt Brown had been involved in an earlier crash in a P-40 Kittyhawk at Townsville, Queensland on 16 January 1942.

 

REFERENCE

Every Day a Nightmare
American Pursuit Pilots in the Defense of Java, 1941-1942

by William H. Bartsch

 

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